multiengine airplane


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Noun1.multiengine airplane - a plane with two or more engines
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
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Lower Red Radial: Minimum controllable airspeed, VMC, for a multiengine airplane operating with a failed engine.
The pilot held the appropriate certificates and ratings for operation of the multiengine airplane in instrument conditions, but no clearance had been issued for operation in instrument meteorological conditions.
However, the circling approach, the landing task and the multiengine airplane tasks must be accomplished in an aircraft or full-flight simulator (level B, C, or D), according to the ACS.
According to the FAA's Airplane Flying Handbook, FAA-H-8083-3A, here's why: "With a single-engine airplane or a multiengine airplane with both engines operative, sideslip is eliminated when the ball of the turn and bank instrument is centered .
If you operate under Part 91 Subpart F, Large and Turbine-Powered Multiengine Airplanes and Fractional Ownership Program Aircraft, then [section] 91.
He is also an FAA-licensed pilot with commercial IFR certification for multiengine airplanes.
Now, a newly revised Advisory Circular from the FAA, AC 120-76D, Authorization for Use of Electronic Flight Bags, clarifies and simplifies many aspects of EFB use for commercial operations and drops guidance for fractional operations under FAR 91 Subpart F, "Large And Turbine-Powered Multiengine Airplanes And Fractional Ownership Program Aircraft," placing those operations in an older AC, 91-78, "Use of Class 1 or Class 2 Electronic Flight Bag.
Subpart F, Large and Turbine-Powered Multiengine Airplanes and Fractional Ownership Program Airplanes do have a requirement for checklists, as does Subpart K that specifically governs fractional operators.
Multiengine airplanes were more susceptible to structural failure as a result of fire and heat behind the engine compromising the wing structure and, in extreme cases, causing the wing to separate.

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